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The Antarctica Challenge (2009)

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An up-to-date look at the climate change research currently being done by the scientists stationed in Antarctica.

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Credited cast:
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Narrator / Swimmer
Robert Mulvaney ...
Glaciologist (as Dr. Robert Mulvaney)
Laura Grange ...
Marine Biologist (as Dr. Laura Grange)
David Ainley ...
Marine Ecologist and Penguin Scientist
Alexandra Shackleton ...
Granddaughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton
Geoffrey Carpentier ...
Ornithologist
Peter Convey ...
Senior Research Scientist (as Dr. Peter Convey)
Daniella Rubeling ...
Sub-Antarctic Botany Researcher
Yeugeny Karyagin ...
Seismologist (as Dr. Yeugeny Karyagin)
Julian Scott ...
Geophysicist (as Dr. Julian Scott)
Jonathan Shanklin ...
Meteorologist (as Dr. Jonathan Shanklin)
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An up-to-date look at the climate change research currently being done by the scientists stationed in Antarctica.

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A Global Warning

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7 June 2009 (Canada)  »

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I proklisi tis Antarktikis  »

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On Day 3 of shooting in Antarctica, the Peninsula recorded its highest temperature on record - 11 degree Celsius (51.8 F) See more »

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Marine Ecologist and Penguin Scientist: We're too late, by 20 years.
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Referenced in The Hour: Episode #7.46 (2010) See more »

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Entertaining, educational, inspirational ... A beautiful film!
6 July 2010 | by (Ecuador) – See all my reviews

A beautiful film delivering a wealth of information about the effects of global warming while not indulging in the doomsday undertones that so many activists employ to bring attention to the issue. Throughout the documentary, one feels as inspired by its breathtaking cinematography as by its message that we can still make a difference; as the title implies, the film portrays global warming not as an inevitable end for humanity but instead as our species' next great challenge. The raw beauty of Antarctica is presented spectacularly – the viewer is at first humbled by the majesty of the continent's glaciers and then, as those massive bulks shift and creak, begins to feel as if a god were asking us for help. I highly recommend this film to anyone who has an interest in Antarctica and who wants the facts about global warming without the fear-mongering.


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